Canterbury

Family of homeless man killed on the street sought

Whangārei's Open Arms centre has offered to hold a funeral for a homeless man killed on the street on Monday. The man, known only as Eddie, died after he was reportedly punched and fell to the ground, and a 25-year-old Raumanga man has been charged...... Read More

A thirst for polo and for life

The Heineken Urban Polo tournament, 2018 finalist for Best Sports Events in the NZEA Event Award, is set to make a welcome return to Ellerslie Racecourse’s Infield on 16th March 2019 (as well as North Hagley Park in Christchurch on 2nd March 2019). General...... Read More

Woman arrested in relation to mail thefts

Canterbury Police have today arrested a 36-year-old woman in relation to the theft of mail from Diamond Harbour and surrounding areas. The arrest follows reports of stolen mail over several months, and the use of stolen credit cards to purchase groceries,...... Read More

Stags snatch the Shield

The first piece of Mid Canterbury Cricket’s 45-over silverware has been locked away by the Tech Stags after a thrilling match at the Ashburton Domain on Saturday. Coldstream needed a win to claim the Pritchard Shield unbeaten, and could not have...... Read More

Environment Canterbury workers to strike Monday

One-hundred-and-fifty Environment Canterbury workers will strike from noon on Monday amid stalled union pay and contract negotiations. The Public Service Association (PSA) who are representing the 152 workers - about 35 percent of Environment Canterbury...... Read More

Canterbury claim title in extra-time

The Canterbury United Pride have claimed their fourth National Women's Football League title in six years with an enthralling 3-2 victory over the Northern Lights after extra-time. While Monique Barker notched the deciding strike, competition MVP...... Read More

Police appeal for sightings of Leana King

Christchurch Police are asking for the public’s help in finding 52-year-old Leana King, who has been reported missing. Leana was last seen near her home in Linwood on the morning of December 13. A police spokesperson says she is European, 167cm...... Read More

One dead after crash in Rolleston

One person has died following a serious crash in Rolleston this morning. Emergency services were called to the crash at 4.55am. A road closure was in place at Maddisons Road. A police spokesperson says they now can confirm that the pedestrian struck...... Read More